Solar Photovoltaic

Photovoltaic Cells Convert Sunlight into Electricity A photovoltaic cells are strung together to make a panel, commonly known as a solar panel. This technology will convert solar energy directly into electrical power. A photovoltaic cell is a non-mechanical, meaning it has no moving parts and is generally made from silicon alloys. Photons Carry Energy Sunlight… Continue reading »


Where Solar Energy is Found

Solar Energy Is Everywhere the Sun Shines Solar energy is the Earth’s most available source of energy. Solar energy generation is able of providing many times our current energy demand. However, it is a sporadic source of energy, meaning that the amount of energy you would get would be the same all the time. However,… Continue reading »


Nuclear Power, Good or Bad?

Nuclear energy is created by splitting uranium atoms by a process called nuclear fission. This process releases energy in the form of heat that can then be used to create electricity. Nuclear power accounts for approximately 19% of the US electricity production. More than 100 nuclear plants are currently in operation in the US, however,… Continue reading »